Originally Posted by dsanders06
But they thought it was just inflammation in 2008 at first. The problem is that bursitis/inflammation can often be a symptom of something more serious. And tbh, she was pretty foolish getting cortisone shots again, because even if they can relieve pain in the short-term they can weaken the shoulder overall and make a tear more likely (probably one of the contributing factors last time). I hope Maria and her team are really getting multiple opinions from various doctors to avoid being misdiagnosed like last time, even if it means the risk of getting uncomfortable answers.
Oh, boy, I wish I didn't read this